By Jonathan Lee, Choose Help
Wondering about Ibogaine addiction treatment? Can it really interrupt addiction, ease withdrawal symptoms and eliminate drug cravings. Read on to learn more about how it works, what to expect and the risks of use.
Ibogaine is a potent hallucinogenic drug that is derived from the African shrub, Tabernanthe Iboga. The substance has been used in spiritual ceremonies in Western Africa for generations but has more recently become known as an addiction treatment medication that greatly reduces the severity of opioid (heroin) withdrawal symptoms and also reduces cravings for substances such as alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine and nicotine.1
Why is this drug not legalized in the United States? Money!